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The Best Job In the World with Arabian Horses – Horsereporter with Ally Nelson

14 January 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona ~ The Scottsdale Arabian Horse Farm Tour is in it’s ninth year. The recent tour from 31 December 2015 – 3 January 2016 allowed thirteen of the valley’s prestigious Arabian horse farms to show off their best. During the four-day event, the public was invited to a free garden showcase of…

Action Hero – Delphine Garcia-Dubois

Amateur jockey, Delphine Garcia-Dubois, recent winner of the HH Sheikha Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR) was born and raised in Paris, France. Her family was not an equestrian family, but she was early interested in horses. “I started with show jumpers, like most of the amateur jockeys in France,” she said after her race win in…

Action Hero, Maureen Milburn

April 16, 2012 “Just thought I’d drop you a line to say how proud we are in Australia of Maureen’s well deserved Lifetime Achievement Award at the Darley Awards night recently. Maureen has worked tirelessly to establish Arabian Racing in Australia for over 20 years. Lobbying governments and the Thoroughbred industry to recognize our right…

Action Hero, UK Trainer Bill Smith

At the Darley Awards  Bill Smith was in Houston for the 2012 Darley Awards where he served as co-host. Smith has been a constant in the 25 years that the Darley Racing Cup Awards have been honoring Arabian racing heroes. “I’ve hardly missed one Darley Awards, from Victoria Secret’s day, back in 1993 when they…

Philippe Barbe Clarifies Job

        January 28, 2012, Abu Dhabi, UAE ~ Philippe Barbe, the race horse trainer for Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, has clarified there is no new operational organization at the Wathba Stables.  “They gave me horses to train and I simply try to do my job of a trainer, nothing more nothing less,”…

Susanna M. Santesson, new Vice-President of DRAV

      January 7, 2012 ~ The German Racing Association of Arabian Horses –DRAV- has elected Susanna Santesson to the position of Vice President of DRAV at the Extraordinary General Assembly on Saturday, January 7th, 2012 until the next Ordinary General Assembly in April. The position became vacant after the previous Vice-President, Dieter Axmann left.…

Dr. Margaret Sleeper, Veterinarian Cardiologist, Top Competitor

Margaret (Meg) Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology), Section Chief Cardiology, Associate Professor of Cardiology Frenchtown, New Jersey     Born: 1967             The top ranking endurance rider in the 2011 United States Equestrian Federation’s Endurance Standings says that finding time is the challenge. This is no wonder, as Dr. Margaret Sleeper has…

Dr. Margaret Sleeper 2011 Books and Publications

Book: Feline Cardiology http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0813812429.html It is for the vet field, primarily students, techs or vets who work with cats. , and we are quite proud of it. I have 11 scientific publications for 2011 (listed below) and I am still searching for funds to begin a canine clinical trial using gene therapy to treat heart…